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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Field Studies

All students registered in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in Community Health Sciences are required to complete a 400 hour field experience in an appropriate setting. Settings may include hospitals, managed care organizations, government agencies or departments, community organizations, advocacy programs or other related health setting.
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International Health Professional Training Program

The Individualized International Health Professional Training Program (IIHP) is a six- or nine-month (two- or three-quarter) program, designed to enhance the impact of public health and medical professionals in the global field of Public Health. IIHP is for students currently enrolled in non-US professional medical or health science graduate programs, public health and medical professionals with an undergraduate degree currently employed in public health settings outside the US, and individuals residing outside the US with a strong background and interest in public health.

The training program culminates in the issuance of a Certificate of Completion in the International Health Professional Training Program specifying the trainee's area of focus.

Events

To view the full event timeline, please click here: http://chs.ph.ucla.edu/events

CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on September 23, 2014

UCLA Blum Summer Scholars from CHS, Erik Peña and Jennifer Zelaya, and Blum Summer Scholar from EHS Ana Mascareñas, worked alongside Friends New England International, community members and organizations, and the Nicaraguan Red Cross to organize the first health and arts fair in Chacraseca.

Posted on July 22, 2014

Woolley was recently selected by the Southern California Kaiser Permanente, Community Benefit for the American Evaluation Association’s Graduate Education Diversity Internship (GEDI) Program. The GEDI program works to engage and support students from groups traditionally under-represented in the field of evaluation